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SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm PST
hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san francisco bay and pacific ocean. >> in 2006 the puc was planning a record number of projects. >> the public utilities commission is a very infrastructure-rich organization. we're out there rebuilding the water system. we've budget working on power generation in the country. we've been doing sewer for the city. we're looking at a brand-new rebuild of all watt systems in san francisco and we haven't had a home that's been other than mental. >> they staff over 900 people. the puc is in two office locations. >> you know, this is such a great place for a building. if the puc owned that building and we could make that the icon i can sustainable building puc represents, wouldn't be a dramatic idea? >> so, one of the major decisions we made was we wanted to make a statement with this building. we wanted this building to be a lead
ABC
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
misled about energy upgrades to home autos and mani teo about the girlfriend hoax he fell for. turns out he wasn't talking to a woman. >> another bay area resident with divided loyalty ofrtz super bowl. we'll hear from joe flako's brothe so if you have a flat tire, dead battery, need a tow or lock your keys in the car, geico's emergency roadside assistance is there 24/7. oh dear, i got a flat tire. hmmm. uh... yeah, can you find a take where it's a bit more dramatic on that last line, yeah? yeah i got it right here. someone help me!!! i have a flat tire!!! well it's good... good for me. what do you think? geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. >>> there are questions whether some consumers are being misled into thinking energy upgrades are part of a program. >> michael finney has been investigating this issue and joins us now. >> that is two state regulatory agencies have opened their own investigations into this issue. and one grandmother is just wondering when the central heating she paid for will work the way she wants. >> gets too hot here. in
SFGTV
Jan 25, 2013 10:00am PST
of the energy and so they are more sensitive to fluctuation and is rates. really though, as it would apply to residential customers, fluctuation and is rates as they occur on the market, would be greater than they will be under a regime that is based upon local fixed capital cost and is that is what the build out will do you end up with over half of the power supply in a fair short period of time. being behind the meter and being essentially hardware and performance based rather than market or fuel-based. so, from the point of view of the commercial customer, you know, there are now over a thousand municipallies in the united states over c c a service and there has not been to my knowledge been a proem with which the program commence with a rate increase now clearly if the program commences with a rate increase that will send a negative signal to the commercial customers the approach we are taking here does not require a rate increase which actually shows surplus and is potential discounts for customers that sign on for this product and so there is an opportunity here to not have to answ
SFGTV
Jan 25, 2013 10:30am PST
of local clean energy, they are not getting this. and we have really got do something to pick up on what jessica was talking about and we need to hire a director for the staff that is deeply knowledgeable about the local distributed generation and how to implement it through this program otherwise we are going to lose this program. and i want to get back to the key problem is that for many many years through many ordinance and is resolutions both the board of supervisors and yourselves have directed your staff to work on the local power model and bring it forward. these resolution and is ordinances did not direct power enterprise staff to battle with the contractor, who which, is far more enter the than they are on these issues and resist what they are proposing at every turn i'm sorry to be so critical, but this is very serious as you were saying commissioner mr. president, the future of our children and grandchildren is at stake here. and just to refer also to the packet that jessica referred to the presentation about the s f u centimeters's approach to a local build out is unreal sp
SFGTV
Jan 25, 2013 9:30am PST
it civilly would be a local scaled acceleration of affordable tax and co generation of energy efficiency and other local renewable demand site resource as far as the conceptual approach and the product definition this is seasonally what was referred to in the industry as energy as a service and that means that you get out of the old kilowatt hour paradigm that goes back to the 1930's where you are selling hours of power into a service approach where you are standard dyeing on site affordable tax and building retrofits as standard components of that service we focus on a no money down approach to energy efficiency and renewables this would not only require any kind of a late premium to the customers but a rate discount for those customers and is so energy efficiency with a discount and no money down and that is product differentiation that p g and e does not offer and utilities do not offer but we are uniquely poised to offer. this would apply to both the business community as well as residential customers. and so, as far as the approach to development we are really recommending an integr
SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
by the department of energy and i support thuous us chief technology officer todd park who is not the cto, but assistant to the president. >> and i'm peter hirschberg, run publicly a dozen hack-a-thon, [speaker not understood], build apps and explore what's possible. >> i'm chris, the co-founder and ceo of 100-plus and we use data from many different sources to try to help people be more healthy in their daily life. >> hi. [speaker not understood]. we're a mapping and location-based analytics platform. and we are working with open data and trying to see how we can turn data into information, data into knowledge, and the kind of decision products. >> hi, i'm john, ceo of motion loft. we're trying to understand how people move around cities and provide that data to the public to build new tools for public safety. >> hi, i'm [speaker not understood] with code for america. we're a peace core for geeks. we're trying to bring talent from the private second for and government to innovate. we work with dozens of citieses across the country and next year we should be working with san francisco whi
SFGTV2
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
launched by the white house but industry led. you should be able to get your own energy data in a machine readable format you can then give to companies, organizations like the ones being celebrated here today to provide real value to you such as saving money, improving energy efficiency, and protecting the environment. so, the green button here we are in san francisco, i can say with some public comfort that pg&e is a signatory to the green button, download my data. and basically you go to the utility website. you can download your own green button data which by itself is, well, i'm an energy guy, an energy geek. i consider with confidence. it is not interesting, necessarily, but when you take your green button data and you give it to some companies, they have amazing things they can do with that green button to, again, save you money. something as simple as if you look at your green button which is kilowatt hours for those that are engineering minded, a line grab if you think about t some companies today can look at your green button and figure out if your refrigerator is broken functio
SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
-maintained, lighting in the front, t.v. cameras. this kind of lighting is no longer allowed. the energy code says you have to have lighting that is high- efficacy, meaning lots of lumens per watt. you can't just screw bulbs in any longer. it may not be done. i want to mention, it's not just the front of your building, it's your yard, too. the preventative maintainence would say, get some hot nails or screws or something designed for exterior use and screw them on. fix it before it breaks is the goal. everybody has a shed. the code says you can have a shed as long as it's not over 100 square feet of projected roof area. >> california code says 120 square feet. san francisco says 100. fire escapes need lots of maintainence. this requires a fire escape person or contractor to test it, lube it, maintain it. you have to keep it painted and scrubbed. wire brush. this is one of those folding ladders, which we used to approve. we still approve other folding ladders. what do you have to do? >> if any of you have a ladder you are depending on for eggress, you don't want to wait until there is a fire. there is
SFGTV2
Jan 25, 2013 11:00am PST
was working in the world of energy and there i think we have taken enormous steps in the direction of a modern sustainable green economy, what we call now distributed generations of people producing and consuming energy. this is happening at an incredible pace in california and i know california like this is and we want to connect with california. some of the events will require the supports of the leaders that are here present, the leaders of the italian american associations. i am very proud to say that all of the leaders of the italian american associations are gathered today, mr. mayor, and senator assembly man and board of supervisors is here to celebrate with us and ramona blackwell who with the committee of the italians abroad and elected body and we will need your support and it's not just top down but bottom up. we're are open to your ideas and suggestions. we want it to a great celebration and people are in charge and in power and they will also run the show. that's our objective. by the way also have guests from outside california and salt lake city -- i don't know where he
SFGTV
Jan 25, 2013 2:30pm PST
the cost of the rate on energy to the customer, so it's vital that we get the lafco to send a strong message to the sfpuc hey that's not good enough. we need the local distribution and the local jobs. we need to get back to the other model and make it work. thanks. >> thank you. any other member of the public would like to comment please come forward. >> david mc cord. i am the chair of the energy committee and san francisco has a great opportunity here now to develop really first class community choice aggregation system and right now there are two models presented. one by puc staff. they have been working diligently on that and also they -- the plan, the model being presented, developed and explained by the commission's consultant of local power. we think that local power is much better. it has the robust build out behind the meter, and lower premiums, price premiums especially in the first year. that will help people to stay opted in and not opt out, and as mr. brooks said lots of jobs for san francisco residents, so i would like the commission to send a strong message t
SFGTV2
Jan 25, 2013 12:00am PST
happen you can get it done and i just want to thank you guys for all your energy and excitement you bring to san francisco and for the giants day in and day out. you all are the best. thank you. [cheers and applause] >> well, -- audience: romo, romo. >> well, first off congratulations san francisco. we definitely couldn't have done it without you guys. i will venture to say -- there is one thing i noticed about my team we are a great example of this city. look at the diversity of personalities, where we all come from, the different faces from different stories and we all have one goal in mine. we had one job in mine. we had one dream in mine and that is to be world series champions with this group and i am proud to say that. you guys the same thing. we couldn't have done it without you, the city of san francisco. like i said you guys better be proud. you need to be proud and i will tell you for dang sure we are all world series champions and wearing orange and black in san francisco. [cheers and applause] >> all right. now i would like to introduce two more gentlemen. the firs
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
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NBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00am EST
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MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 7:00am PST
energy system. by the way, we can create jobs doing that. right now our republican friends, when you talk about want to do entilement reform, it's not entitlement reform. let's be clear. it's massive cuts in social security, medicare, veterans programs, medicaid. >> you know their argument is that you can't just raise taxes. you have to, at some point, you have to get your fiscal house in order and that means cuts to some of these entitlement programs. >> no it does not. when you talk about getting your fiscal house in order, that's correct, but our republican friends forget to mention that at 15.8%, revenue compared to gdp, that is the lowest percentage in 60 years. when clinton gave us a balanced budget, revenue was about 20%. we have one out of four corporations, profitable corporations not paying a nickel in taxes in america. the effective corporate tax rate today is the lowest it's been since 1972. of course republicans want to cut social security, medicare, medicaid. but i think it is time for large corporations who are not paying a nickel in taxes to start paying their fair share.
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 12:35am PST
burn more energy while you work out and look fashionable at the same time. so you actually burn more calories just by wearing the clothes? >> the body burns more clothes when you get hotter. >> reporter: it's the brain child of debbie bell. >> i was going to the gym, i was going to yoga, i was doing ten things at the same time. i thought i'm not the only woman that's short on time. >> reporter: eventually she designed and developed a line of workout clothes, quit her job as a blogger and gave her hot pants to the work of 500 bloggers. she sold more than a half million items at less than a year and a half, at 70 to $150 a pop. not nearly as cheap as donning a plastic trash bag, which may yield similar results. sales also spiked. real women posting real reviews on the facebook page, which now has more than 350,000 fans. >> our biggest market is moms. and moms are great. because once mom is behind an idea, they tell all of their friends. >> reporter: so the hot pants are selling like hot cakes. >> absolutely. and they're really making women hot, which is the main thing. >> reporter: but
SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 8:30pm PST
into the small art gallery of public works. part of the energy of the venue comes from having that art gallery. having a small workshop with a few resident artists who work on art during the day. it provides a certain energy. when that moves on to the employees were working there during the night, coming in contact with patrons, you have a great start and a good experience. great talent, visuals, who have done the other thing for the most part. lots of responses. >> thank you. dmitri, while enhancing your
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm PST
a constant supply of clean energy. the things we build share one belief. that the world's biggest challenges deserve even bigger solutions. powerful answers. verizon. >>> this is one case in one court involving one company. so, we disagree with the decision. so i'm not dismissing it as irrelevant. or else we wouldn't make clear the strong disagreement with it. >> since august of 2011, you have not had extreme peb board confirmed by the senate. this means all the decisions are void. any adjudication they handed down or rule-making in that time frame are null and void. >> bret: a lot of people in washington think this is a big deal. federal appeals court ruling unanimously the president and the administration violated the constitution last year when they made recession appointments to national labor relations board. now, as you take a look at this, there were three recess appointments made. sharon blot, richard griffin and terrance flynn. they were appointed januar january 92012. since then, there have been 218 board decisions issued. since that time. the implications are and the white house s
Current
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm PST
forward you but he did address the issue of climate change. >> the solution to climate change is energy policy. the of energy policy so vastly outweigh the down sides, i will be a passionate advocate about this, but not based on ideology but based on facts based on science. i hope to sit with all of you and convince you this 6 trillion-dollar market is worth millions of american jobs. >> jennifer: from a political point of view this is a tough issue, the keystone pipeline, and especially with respect to environmental activists. obvious liquory is a big advocate for stopping climate change. what do you think he'll do about keystone? >> i remember he--climate change the copenhagen conference in 2009 senator kerry preceded hillary clinton there, and she proceeded barack obama as one of the areas where he has done significant work on behalf of the administration in this first four years and we'll continue on those interests going forward. it's an interesting thing jennifer in global diplomacy economics is becoming a far more meaningful element of global diplomacy. there is now an assistant
SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
environmental windows and save a lot of time and energy and money. it turns out it's in many cases more expensive because the cycle of replacing dual glazing, you have to pull this out and replace it again. the overall life cycle cost is quite high. dual glazing is getting better but we still see a lot of failures of seals in glazing. do you see that? here. looking up close you can see. that moisture in there is not going away. what do you have to do to fix this? >> take it out to reseal it. so take it out, either reseal it or replace -- yeah. here also along the same lines, dan mentioned that u.v. resistance issues, you know, sight in degrades a lot of material -- sunlight degrades a lot of materials. it's going to degrade caulking and paint and it's going to degrade the vinyl on the sides of windows and this is once again part of this dourability conundrum. how long is this environmental going to last that supports this new window? and what do we do to maintain that? i brought along some armor ol. it has a u.v. resistant compound in it. so i think as part of your home maintenance, if
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 1:00pm EST
. their new 52 week high. these are the names that you think of. when you think energy, 52 week hi there. they did see a decline of 26% in the fourth quarter. they also expected a 2013 rig count to be down slightly. honeywell, manufacturing, healthcare, technology, on the move. it is up 18%. there is a look at honeywell right now. up fractionally right now. kimberly-clark, another name on the move after their quarterly reports. back to you. melissa: thank you so much. lori: eight straight days of gains. the last time that happened was back in november 2004. is the market due for a pullback or is there even more room to run? kevin, welcome back to the show. when they are talking about the stock market in my hair salon, it makes you think that this puppy has some room to run. what do you think? >> i think that is exactly right. i think we have improving fundamentals. at the same time, when you look at stocks, they are relatively cheap. you look at bond yields. they are very low. investors are looking at all this and putting it all together and moving into equities. particularly, since the
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
is increasingly economic policy, and we have an undersecretary for economic affairs, economics, energy etc.. i think that the state department historical use to have a foreign commercial service back in 1979. it slipped away. i think the secretary had the time -- i think that is something we ought to be doing in a very significant way. obviously working with the treasury with agriculture -- atta boy -- ag does and the treasury department does, and i think there is much more that we can do to augment our engagement in the private sector and their desires and needs abroad. i will give you an example. when i was in hong kong and number of years ago i met with our commercial service people. we had three of them. three people in hong kong. and they said they were overwhelmed. they had no ability to be given to mary rfp from china cummins writ with other countries. france was there, germany, england, others were much more aggressive in their promotion of their companies. and that is the world we are living in today. so i think we have to be much more aggressive in that respect. it's not an expenditu
FOX Business
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
. the truth of our guns in tonight's "chalk talk." america's energy future. the keystone xl pipeline lives. thanks to governor dave heineman of nebraska. [ cheering ] any flight, anytime. the scoreboard doesn't lie. what's in your wallet? hut! i have me on my fantasy team. i honestly loved smoking, and i honestly didn't think i would ever quit. [ male announcer ] along with support, chantix is proven to help people quit smoking. it reduces the urge to smoke. it put me at ease that you could smoke on the first week. [ male announcer ] some people had changes in behavior, thinking or mood, hostility, agitation, depressed mood and suicidal thoughts or actions while taking or after stopping chantix. if you notice any of these stop taking chantix and call your doctor right away. tell your doctor about any history of depression or other mental health problems, which could get worse while taking chantix. don't take chantix if you've had a serious allergic or skin reaction to it. if you develop these stop taking chantix and see your doctor right away as some can be life-threatening. if you have a
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
's oil industry credit line. investments from chinese, india, and russian energy companies reportedly drying up. chavez had the fourth cancer related surgery on september 11th, but has not been seen or heard from since then. coming up on money, the economic forum wrapping up, and surprise, surprise, they didn't solve any of the world's problems. maybe because it was more like a billionaires frat party. about the over the top excess; plus, a squatter makes his dreams come true. he is living large in an enormous florida mansion. i mean, this place is really nice, a ridiculous law may allow him to keep it. you definitely want to see this one. i think maybe i can learn something from this. you ever have too much "money" or too many mansions? i don't think so. ♪ [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you cose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or ave. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] y
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 10:00pm PST
a packed house. and an energy not seen since last season. >> it was packed when we walked in. and that's the way it should be. this place needs the sharks and the sharks need them so it's a win-win. reporter>> downtown restaurants and bars are expecting a busy weekend as well. the same or similar circumstances shrarbg -- the sharks have back to back home gains on saturday and sunday and just like today they hope for a win. matt keller, ktvu. >>> our joe fonzi has been keeping an eye on the sharks and he will have the highlights in sports. >>> a lithium battery shows signs of short circuiting. inside a lab, ntsb analysts are dissecting that charred battery piece by piece. it caught fire earlier this month inside a boeing dream liner inside of logan airport. >> we do not expect to see fire events on board aircrafts. there are multiple systems to protect against a battery event like this. those systems did not work as intended. we need to understand why. >> all 50 boeing dream liners have been grounded worldwide while investigators look at the problem. >>> a 13-year-old girl told police
FOX Business
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
's energy advantages being talked about in nearly every meeting. unintended consequence that america now suddenly won't be buying all this oil. that america won't be sending all their troops. that america won't. i dare say it's been talked about more here than it is in america. liz: let's drill down on that, so to speak. and that is because we are apparently going to be the world leader, take over from saudi arabia as the biggest output nation of oil. to me that is quite fascinating. but you say a disadvantage because why? we'd be pulling our business, we'd be pulling our troops and our ability to at least try and protect oil interests nationwide, worldwide? >> for sure that's on everyone's lips. it's interesting, you know, i'm the first to tell you americans are great people, but they don't tend to travel well to places like davos. you know, and there's not a lot of americans here. it's amazing how the world looks to america still. i think we forget that in america. we've become somewhat introspective. our leadership is very much appreciated. liz: i thought they hated us. >> me too. mos
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 2:05am PST
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NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
this week. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> at least to the snow is tapering off a little bit. >> of cold weakened though, coming up. >> thank you for joining us.
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
'm building a food web to see how energy moves through the african ecosystem and i knew you guys could help me with it. so i made a game out of it. martin: great, we love games. chris: and challenges. how do we play? okay, it's called food web fury. uh, it's blank, aviva. not for long. i'll build it here while you guys discover it out there. food webs, cool! oh, i love food webs too. yeah, the "who eats who" of an ecosystem. one creature eats something. who's eaten by somebody else. who's eaten by another creature. whoa! and all the way up until you get to the animals that aren't really food for anything. exactly! so here's how the game works. you'll need your power suits for this and all your power discs for african creatures. you start at the bottom of the food web, and you have to get to the top as fast as you can. cool! so both of you will start as... (gasping) ...a blade of grass. both: oh. so first you have to find an animal who eats a blade of grass. when you do, you can move up the food chain. use your creature power suit to become the an
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
. they are giving our atmosphere and a kick and energy to fire off. the all-important question, how much? on average about an inch. a little bit more or a little bit less in a few locations. this is the latest run of it. about an inch and a half in gaithersburg. about an inch and a half in manassas. that is just by early tomorrow morning. on average around the mid. there is a slight chance, a 30% chance that you could see up to 3 inches in if you isolated locations. -- in a few legislative locations -- isolated locations. it is more likely around the mason-dixon line or around southern maryland. here is the with the rigid here is the winter weather advisory. keep in mind, this is not a result of the amount of snow we are going to sea. it is because of the timing of the snow. it will come around rush hour. that is what the weather service posted the winter weather advisory. -- that is why the weather service posted the winter weather advisory. 27 is the high temperature today. 3:00 p.m., a light snow begins around the metro. by 9:00 p.m. i am expecting it to be out of here. finally by sunday we will
CNBC
Jan 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
do have a great source of energy, right? american energy is playing right into timken's hands. >> well, in the united states, we have a good energy supply, but more than that, the change in the energy markets is creating a great opportunity for us. the growth of a domestic natural gas market, a drilling market, domestic fracking market is creating a great opportunity for timken products, and that's part of what's driving our profitability. >> now, after i saw you and spent some time in your plant and with your terrific people, i came to understand that timken, sorry for using this word, but it's a wholistic experience. great technology arm doing a lot of terrific products and there's some guy who buys a lot of stock and says we ought to break up timken. tell me if you think i'm wrong, but i think that the parts are actually augmented by the whole, not worth more than the whole. >> yeah, there's no question about that. we leverage the synergies between all parts of our business to create value. in fact, just this quarter, we started delivering on a major contract with one of th
CSPAN
Jan 25, 2013 9:00am EST
: the drought situation, its impact on food prices and energy prices. our two guests will be here and our phone lines are divided regionally. let's go back to some of the numbers. production decreases and apples, asparagus, coffee, increases in peanuts, dry beans, barley, oats, wheat, and potatoes. guest: when you look at the crops that had significant decreases first, we had a mild winter, a late freeze behind that. that hurts the past zero crop, and asparagus, we have seen a continual decline in acreage. 9.7% decrease is acreage-base. poor pollination in washington state. grapefruit production is down 7.4%. we had high dropout rate-- high drought rates in florida. " weather affected strawberry production, primarily in california. host: chuck abbott, how does this compare to previous years? guest: on the major field crops, there was a major impact. wheat farmers were lucky in that their major variety is winter wheat. they were able to harvest the crop before the drought hit. because they were encouraged to grow more wheat, they escaped the brunt of the drought. corn production was down signifi
FOX
Jan 24, 2013 5:00pm PST
business, and policy leaders. they leave april 8 and will promote clean energy, california products and tourism. >>> felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. >>> mayor ed lee was asked about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think she doing the same thing i did. thinking outloud about the things that -- outlet loud about the things that out to be -- out loud about the things that ought to be considered. >> he is working to reduce violence in detroit. >>> most of us are try -- dry right now. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the system and which parts of the bay area will get wet. >> showers falling in the valley today
SFGTV2
Jan 24, 2013 10:30pm PST
to your other question about what is the federal government doing, we're seeking not just an energy, but across the government to engage entrepreneurs and innovators across all the different sectors. for those of you familiar with the history of the health data initiative launched by then the hhs health and human services chief technology officer todd park, we sought to have a health data palooza proceeded by health data jambs or modeling sessions, jams sounded more fun, we can invite entrepreneurs in and see what can be done and created real products within a few months. that is being rolled out at education, energy, treasury, u.s. aid, other agencies as well. these programs are celebrating the use of open data and hopefully will provide some additional support. i think there are even folks here who have been part of these events. we're excited for that continued support and hope you can all join this initiative in the neutral. -- future. >> so, earlier you were talking a little about kind of how san francisco came in in terms of actually ading the officer. more broadly how do you
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am EST
with quiet is energy -- flowing with quiet energy. be free. be alive. let the story worth retelling itbe. qatar airways, the >> the justice department is investigating possible contract rigging by the general counsel at the u.s. agency for international development. that is what documents obtained by the associated press revealed. the general counsel's name is lisa gomer. her attorney said he was told the justice department decided not to begin a criminal investigation, but u.s. aid inspector general told a house committee on wednesday that the justice department investigation is ongoing. >> taking news from around the nation state could soon join d.c. maryland, and eight other states in legalizing gay marriage. the state's house of representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill that would allow gay couples to get married. the legislation now moves to the senate where its fate is uncertain. the governor wants lawmakers to approve the bill quickly. >> police in fort lauderdale have a new crime-fighting weapon call smart water purity is intrinsically encoded liquid. businesses and other fo
CSPAN
Jan 24, 2013 8:00pm EST
-policy is defined by food security, energy security, he monetary assistance, the fight against disease and the push for development. as much as it is by any single counterterrorism initiative. new mexico must be. it is defined by leadership -- and it must be. it is defined by leadership. speaking out for the prisoners in north korea or millions of refugees in displaced persons or victims of human trafficking. it is defined by keeping faith with all of our troops who sacrificed to secure afghanistan. america lives up to her values when we give voice to the voiceless. i share with the president the conviction that it is equally imperative that we assert a new role in the world of increasing failed and failing states. burgeoning populations of young people hungry for jobs, opportunity, individual rights, and freedom are rebelling against years of disenfranchisement and humiliation. a fruit vendor in tunisia who ignited the arab awakening want to dignity and respect. he wanted to sell his fruit without corruption and abuse. that is what led him to itself in the late. the youth of tehrir square represen
CNBC
Jan 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
valuation in terms of its pe. energy has traded well. halliburton earnings this morning were fantastic. oil services are going to do very well with crude oil in the 90s. >> final thoughts ennis? >> i just say apple is going to be a process. so i would give yourself a little room. >> all right. good discussion guys. very important topic there. we're waiting to see who when all is said and done is the most valued company in the world right now. it is between those two right now by far. coming up much more on the investors taking a bite out of apple stock. we'll hear from somebody who says shares are too cheap to pass up. he is like steve cortez in that regard. >> indeed he is. we're counting down with 30 minutes to go before the final trades are in for the week. in fact we're moving a little higher from where we last checked the dow. currently up by 56 points and in fact sitting at the best january so far since 1994. >> what were you doing -- well we'll talk about that later. the on air throwdown everyone is ta still talking about. bill ackman versus carl icahn. >> this is not an honest guy.
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 5:00am PST
just how loud and dirty this is. they started building this course for monster energy supercross competition taking place tomorrow on monday. 500 truck loads of dirt later you have a beautiful course. you can see right now this morning they are already putting it to the test in preparation for tomorrow. mike will be out there on his 450 cc motorbike. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> reporter: i read this is considered to be the most physically demanding sport. what would be your argument to say that's the case? >> it's definitely physical for sure. you have to be physically tough and mentally tough too. it's a great event in oakland. tickets are $10 at ticket master.com. great people out there. come check us out tomorrow night. great races for sure. >> reporter: i look at the air you guys are catching out here. looks like maybe 60 feet. can you walk me through what it's like as a guy to be launching like that and to know that there's a chance i might not land properly. >> the jumps are 65 feet generally. 50 to 60 feet of air in the distance. it's definitely nerve-racking.
NBC
Jan 25, 2013 6:00am PST
of the monster energy supercross athletes hitting some serious air probably in the range of 60 to 65 feet. this is something i would do but clearly i just don't want to get dirty. i was looking at this. dakota will be out here competing tomorrow. you guys are a little crazy. i mean that as a compliment. am i right on that? >> for sure. we're looking for adrenaline whether it be motocross or snowboarding. this does it for us. >> reporter: you need that dopamine rush. what do you do to push it to the limit to get that adrenaline rush. >> putting in time of being comfortable. we look like adrenaline junkies to you guys but we've been doing it for a long time. it's normal. it's hard. >> reporter: your pr team likes to push this as one of the most physically demanding sports out there period. i know there are other athletes that would argue their sport is more demanding. what would be your argument for this sport? >> every athlete in every sport pushes it to the limit no matter what it is. i think our race time for sure works the body harder than most sports. they just take it differently and
MSNBC
Jan 25, 2013 2:00pm PST
with the more sane members of the right. >> exactly. the energy of the party is with the richard mourdock crowd. isn't bobby jindal the same guy who signed off in teaching creationism in schools as science. he hasn't been -- >> equal time again. >> exactly. the problem is, too, i think the consultants in the party, the political class understands they need to change and bobby jindal is an ambitious guy. he ntsdss for them to be viable as presidential candidates they need to change, but i don't even think they 100% believe it's possible because if the political class believed you could change the base, they wouldn't be trying these shenanigans like changing the electoral college so the rural counties could give a guy a state -- >> you're right, joy. i think they keep looking for ways to cheat on the demographic thing they face a real threat. even they embrace hispanics, begin to get a chunk of the african-american vote or they are doomed. we're not making this up. this is all coming out as fresh news. if you thought republicans had learned their lessons on abortion and talking about being the st
PBS
Jan 24, 2013 5:30pm PST
energies to working with my fellow commissioners and the extremely dedicated and talented men and women of the staff of the s.e.c. to fulfill the agency's mission to protect investors, and to ensure the strength, efficiency, and transparency of our capital markets. >> sreenivasan: the preside reomited char corray lead the consumer financial protection bureau. the former ohio attorney general has held that position for the last year, but his temporary appointment will expire in december. >> we understand that our mission is to stand on the side of consumers: our mothers and fathers, sisters and brothers, sons and daughters and see that they're treated fairly. for more than a year we've been focused on making consumer finance markets work better for the american people. we approach this work with open minds, open ears, and great determatio >> sreenivasan: the president initially used a recess appointment to put cordray in the job, to get around senate republican opposition. senate leaders agreed today on a plan to limit the use of filibusters, at least somewhat. the new limits will reduce
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